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Reformation Worship Conference

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Worship and the House of Prayer

Join us in Powder Springs, GA from October 20th to the 23rd for the 2016 Reformation Worship Conference. The speakers will include Carl Trueman, editor of Mortification of Spin; Jason Helopoulos, contributor for The Christward Collective; W. Robert Godfrey; T. David Gordon; Terry Johnson; Mark Ross; Neil Stewart; and David Strain. The conference will be hosted by Midway Presbyterian Church and Pastor David Hall, contributor for Place for Truth.

The Reformation Worship Conference exists to encourage the church to remember her Reformation heritage, particularly as it concerns biblical, God-centered worship. The annual conference will seek to draw gifted scholars and pastors who are able to lead pastors, elders, seminarians, music directors/musicians, and congregants to a fuller understanding of the theology and practice of reformed worship. This three day conference will include multiple lectures and seminars during the day and worship services in the evenings, providing a faithful expression during the day and model of Reformed worship for all who attend. Our prayer is that this annual conference will serve as a catalyst to bring our churches back to their reformed roots in worship, where reformed theology informs Lord's Day worship, and is not divorced from it. 

For more information and to register, visit our website. And, we are offering the Reformation Worship Conference Anthology for only $20. This anthology includes 62 MP3 messages on DVD media from the 2014 and 2015 Reformation Worship Conferences. To order, visit ReformedResources.org.

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The Visible Word

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Jason Helopoulos
Christward Collective

I was visiting a church once and heard an exchange between a pastor and one of his congregants that has stayed with me ever since. A woman asked the pastor before the service, "Is the video this morning going to make me laugh or cry? It always does one or the other." The pastor was quick to respond that he thought this one would make her cry. Apparently, immediately following the sermon in their worship services, this church showed a video every week. It set the tone for the closing song and the end of the service. It wasn't shown for mere entertainment, but was used to press home the truth the pastor had just preached from the Scriptures. Now, I want to be clear. This man was and is a brother in Christ and this particular church loved the Lord. It was my honor to worship with them. They were seeking to serve God, were obviously delighting in Him, and were desiring to give Him praise. Furthermore, I have no doubt that the pastor's heart was in the right place as he sought to show a video each week to his congregation. I am not doubting his love for God or his people, though I do doubt the wisdom of his approach.

Continue to Christward Collective.


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